Ernst Jan Stigter, General Manager Microsoft Netherlands
Ernst-Jan Stigter (47) has been working for Microsoft since 1999. He has had a variety of roles, in both the Dutch organization as well as abroad. As a part of the Dutch management team, Ernst-Jan was previously responsible for the enterprise market and Marketing & Operations. In Central and Eastern Europe, Ernst-Jan was General Manager at Microsoft Greece and VP Sales of Marketing & Services. In 2016, he took on the role of General Manager at Microsoft Netherlands.
Ernst-Jan is especially interested in the cultural changes that form the basis of successful organizational transformations. In addition, he is very passionate about the use of new technologies that benefit society and the economy. That is one of the reasons he is active at the association NLdigital, of which he has been Chairman since July 2018. Here, he is committed to turning the Netherlands into an icon of digital success and jointly working on a more durable economic growth and society.
Ernst-Jan has a wife, three daughters and a dog. In his spare time he likes to ski, cycle, play tennis and he takes a particular interest in automobiles.
Presentation: Azure & IoT – Transforming your Business
Microsoft makes the industry smarter. We help optimize processes and transform products and business models. Which solutions with Microsoft Azure, IoT and Artificial Intelligence are interesting for you? Based on a few customer examples, we tell about the connection between Intelligent Cloud and the Intelligent Edge. We also discuss talent development, the shortage on the labor market and the various ecosystems. Finally, we explain the cultural transformation that Microsoft has undergone and how we can help other organizations with their digital transformation.